Seniority: Policy or Politics

Common Vs Separate

In the year 2006 the government of J&K decided to adopt Separate Seniority mechanism for the doctors working in the two Government Medical Colleges at Jammu, and Srinagar. This was done to do way with the problems that had surfaced post-1990; there were cases in which some doctors, taking More

Kashur Harud: It’s centuries old!

And ‘Harud’ cannot be what spring is!

COMMENT By Dr. Javid Iqbal

‘Harud’ set over Kashmir in the fall of 1586, as the state lost its independence to the machinations of wily Emperor Akbar.  Yousuf Shah Chak - the King of Kashmir had no answer to the wile and guile of Akbar. MJ Akbar writes in his ‘Behind the Vale’: Akbar could not afford bowl of freedom to More

  • Kashmir

Panchs, Sarpanchs tender resignation

‘Police humiliated, thrashed us’


Baramulla, Sep 6: Around five newly elected Panchs and Sarpanchs of this north Kashmir district handed over their resignations to Deputy Commissioner on Tuesday to protest the alleged highhandedness of More

  • Srinagar City


Transporters could be planning another fare hike, but minibus ride continues to be inconvenient for passengers


Srinagar, Sept 6: Passenger buses plying on the City routes are often seen overloaded thereby risking life of people particularly the passengers while “frequent stops” is another problem in the travel More

  • Jammu

Govt finally introduces Biometric attendance system

Reaching late in office may cost half day leave


Jammu, Sept 6: Employees of civil secretariat beware; reaching office late could cost you half a day casual leave salary from now on.  Trying to clip the wings of the habitual late comers, government More

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